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Tax Systems Engineer (Apps Systems Engineer 5)

Rochester, NY
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Wells Fargo Wholesale Technology is seeking a capable and motivated individual to be a member of the WholesaleTax Technology team based in NewYork/New Jersey/Charlotte. We are seeking a tax technology professional with proven experience in system development, implementation and integration in Onboarding, Withholding, Data management and Reporting aspects of the domestic and international tax technology program. This position will execute technology implementation plan, extending existing technology solution or assist with implementing new technology, with a focus on efficiency and effective use of technology to streamline tax regulatory compliance and reporting.

The Tax System Engineer (TSE) will assist in understanding requirements, design, selection, and implementation of tax software for global and local purposes. The TSE will be responsible for configuring and integrating those choices through the entire business cycle for tax, including but not limited to Client onboarding, Tax Form Validation, Client tax information repository, Withholding rules engine, reporting and printing. The integration of client tax data with various components will be a critical part of the delivery to ensure effective operation of the Tax solution. The TSE will interface with a multidisciplinary team of tax technical and technology professionals who understand the spectrum of tax compliance as well as system development life cycle, technology infrastructure, information security and data privacy. A successful TSE will have Broad-based knowledge of tax system and focus on continuous process and solution improvement

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and documenting business requirements
  • Identifying and documenting functional design
  • Develop testing scenarios
  • Create process and data flows
  • Implementing tax systems and related documentation
  • Performing prototyping
  • Performing testing
  • Assisting in the quality assurance process
  • Conducting (or assisting with) training
  • Defining support procedures

We are a fast growing team, so we're looking for candidates who are eager to learn, who are willing to go into unfamiliar territory, and who possess ironclad judgment and integrity around confidential information

Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of application development and implementation experience
  • 5+ years of Object Oriented experience
  • 3+ years of experience with tax onboarding, reporting and withholding systems or vendors

Desired Qualifications

  • Good verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • BS/BA in computer science, applied statistics, quantitative economics, operations research or a related field

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to write clear concise requirements documents
  • Highly motivated and organized; excellent attention to detail
  • Strong technical implementation skills and working in a matrixed environment
  • Experience working with tax and accounting professionals
  • Process design and re-engineering experience
  • Workflow design and implementation
  • Experience with Tax technology related deliverables in big 4 consulting or financial industry a big plus
  • Dual major or advanced degree in accounting or finance a plus


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.



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